Thoracic and Foregut Surgery

Our experts in the Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery are dedicated to caring for patients with diseases and disorders of the lungs and esophagus by using the latest diagnostic, surgical, and medical techniques available. The Division’s surgeons are at the forefront of developing new minimally invasive surgical techniques and they share their expertise with surgeons from across the nation and around the world. In addition to its clinical productivity, the division is active in research, and faculty are currently involved in a number of clinical and basic science studies.

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Our Faculty


James D. Luketich, MD

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Omar Awais, DO

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Neil A. Christie, MD

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Lawrence Crist, DO

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Jonathan D'Cunha, MD, PhD, FACS

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Rajeev Dhupar, MD, MBA

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Vera Svobodova Donnenberg, PhD, FCP

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Peter F. Ferson, MD

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Jason J. Lamb, MD

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Ryan Levy, MD

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Katie Nason, MD, MPH

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Arjun Pennathur, MD

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Neha Reddy, MD

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Inderpal (Netu) Sarkaria, MD

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Matthew J. Schuchert, MD

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Manisha Shende, MD

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Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD

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Diane C. Strollo, MD, FACR, FCCP

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Murugesan Velayutham, PhD

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Manuel Villa Sanchez, MD

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